(Prof. F. dell’Isola)
Space of Configurations and the problem of determining the Equation of Motion
Action Functional and Lagrange Equations for systems
Lagrangian action for the system constituted by two interacting particles
Piola’s unitary description of the kinematics of rigid and deformable mechanical systems
An invitation to Levi-Civita Ricci Tensor Algebra and Calculus.
A Gramscian digression In Search of the Educational Principle.
Independence of energy from the observer
Derivation of Eulerian description form general Lagrangian formulation.
Cauchy Tetrahedron argument, Part I.
Cauchy Tetrahedron argument, Part II.
Introduction to second gradient continua
Representation of isotropic scalar functions
Isotropic constitutive relations, Part I
Isotropic constitutive relations, Part II
Linearization procedure in continuum mechanics